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pick up again on monday. >> the good news is we agree on some of the big things. >> reporter: president obama thought he and house speaker john boehner had an agreement to target $4 trillion in cuts. but saturday evening, the speaker abandoned that plan, saying it was just too ambitious, and couldn't pass. >> to get a big package would require a big tax increases in the middle of an economic situation that is extraordinarily difficult with 9.2% unemployment. it's a terrible idea. it's a job killer. >> reporter: democrats want to close some tax loopholes to offset the cuts. >> what is really appalling is to see our republican colleagues essentially providing a form of extortion. if you don't agree to deficit reduction the way we want it, we're going to put all these jobs at risk. >> reporter: uncle sam's credit rating may be at risk if congress fails to act soon. >> and if that happens, you're going to see catastrophic damage across the american economy and across the global economy. >> reporter: a critical meeting bringing together political leaders who remain far apart. brian mooar, nb
. thanks! you noticed! you know these clothes are too big now, so i'm donating them. not going back there again. good for you! how'd you do it? eating right, whole grain. whole grain? whole grain. [ femalennouncer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't... multigrain cheerios has five whole grains and 110 lightly sweetened calories per serving... more grains. less you! multigrain cheerios. >>> day two of the royal couple's trip to southern california involved some fund-raising, polo and a walk down the hollywood red carpet. gina kim is in los angeles with a look for us. hello gina. >> i hate to tell you, you just missed it, the duke and duchess emerged out of those doors, i'm going to ask jose to pan the camera over, we have some dignitaries walking out as we speak. some of hollywood's royalty, there is maria bello, kristen chenowith. this is a big gala, they just left a minute ago after what is a very, very glamorous day. now, yesterday the duke and duchess of cambridge were all business if you will recall. today they finally got to do the calif
on paper, a small piece with a big price tag. >> sold at auction for $122,000. >> reporter: the san francisco arts commission director says it also holds educational value. >> you follow picasso's evolution of ideas for major walks through his drawings. >> reporter: an alert about the theft will circulate through the art world. >> sometimes works that are stolen and they cannot be sold, they get destroyed. and that's the loss for everyone. >> reporter: the suspect is described as a white man in his 30s, well dressed in dark clothing, big sunglasses and loafers with no socks. police are hoping security cameras captured a picture of the thief. two other galleries have picassos on display, so you can get this theft has them reviewing security. reporting live, jean elle, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, jean. >>> even a lockout won't keep the 49ers from trying to tackle important stadium issues. the city council met to talk about how it plans to pay the estimated $1 billion it will cost to build the stadium. $138 has within secured from the sale of luxury box sweets. even when combined
of a subway® bbq pulled pork sub. brace yourself for the big, bold taste tender, succulent slow-cooked pork with sweet and smoky barbecue sauce, all on freshly baked bread. subway. eat fresh®. >>> tragedy in paradise. tonight, the search is called off for bay area man, swallowed by a blow hole in maui good evening, everyone, i'm jessica aguirre. >> and i'm raj mathai. this just in tonight, the developing news in santa clara. might be the biggest score of his career, and it has nothing to do with football. joe montana wooed the city council tonight. the city leaders awarded montana exclusive rights to develop a multimillion dollar hotel and entertainment complex across the street from the 49ers proposed new stadium. but why did the city council go against the recommendation of the city manager? we bring in george kiriyama. he's a bay area legend, but did he just get a free pass tonight? >> reporter: free pass, no, not everyone agreed. but talking to joe montana and his group, in fact, the city manager as well as city council members thought it would be best to open it up to ever
and this isn't real. he's coming home because he's my big brother and he's everything i ever asked for. >> reporter: at the family church, they joined two other families in deep mourning. hundreds packed the inside of st. george, many in tears. one asked for help from the community. >> we urge all you watchers to continue praying for our families, that they come home safely. >> reporter: they were active members of this assyrian church. what happened to them has hit their bishop particularly hard. he's close to their families. >> we pray that the bodies of the victims would be found quickly so that we can perform the proper rites of christian burial and the ease of the families. >> reporter: but some are holding on to hope they will be found alive. >> we don't want him looking down on us, we want him face to face with us to help us for the rest of our lives. >> i know he's going to come back. i don't think this is real. it's not. >> he's coming back. >> reporter: and we're learning more about two of the hikers. she was a nursing student at usf and nino was studying chemistry at cal sta
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a big chunk of money. if they are convicted, they will collect the $225,000. the reward is leading to the arrest and conviction. the three must still either be convicted or plead guilty to felony charges in this case. >>> the story is developing quickly. stay with us on air and online at nbcbayarea.com for complete coverage. just search brian stow to read the criminal complaint and get updates on stow's condition. >>> three alarm fire devastated a condo complex tonight. the blaze raged out of control on running springs drive in the walnut creek retirement community. we bring in jean elle who is there tonight. i understand firefighters are giving a good samaritan a lot of credit for helping a lot of people escape safety. >> i think several people may be called heroes tonight. witnesses say this fire moved fast through this complex. you can see the fire burned this building right down to its studs, destroyed by fast-moving flames. from overhead, you could see fire swallowing the building. a man visiting his great aunt, took cell phone video. he said he heard a woman calling for help,
and i felt a big impact. it was our van hitting a diesel parked in front of us. when i opened my eyes, i saw all the blood. >> reporter: her 29-year-old husband was shot in the head. she was grazed by a bullet and her 3-year-old was hit but is okay. she says she and her husband fed the homeless regularly at night. she says it was their mission. >> she was such a great person. he's still out there somewhere, that i might even run into him and not know that he murdered my husband for no reason. whoever he is, it's not fair. i almost lost my daughter. >> he was a servant of god. so i believe god wants to focus on his life and to understand that we need more of that in the world. >> reporter: his brother-in-law says paris found joy in helping others and whoever pulled the trigger must have thought he was somebody else. >> total cowards. paris has never been involved in any drugs or gangs or hustling or anything like that. he's a beautiful spirit. >> reporter: a fund has been set up for the powell family at wells fargo bank. the family is planning a candlelight vigil tomorrow night at the sce
a wave knocked him down and swept him out to sea. the 22-year-old from sunny vail was on the big island in the hawaiian park paradise subdivision when he was knocked into the ocean and carried some 100 yards. george kiriyama is live where he's being remembered tonight. george? >> reporter: jessica, his family is in hawaii right now, so we talked with his friends. they say he was looking forward to his hawaii trip and can't believe he's gone. climbing on a rocky cliff on the eastern side of the big island was something paul loved to do. >> he loved adventure. he loved to just have the wind blow in his hair and just be out there exploring everything and enjoying life. that's what paul did. >> reporter: police say he was climbing with his friends on the cliff and a big wave knocked him into the ocean. he was swept about 100 yards where rescue crews found him face down. a neighbor who lives next door to the family in sunnyvale says he was like her own son. >> my heart just sank. i'm sorry. he was the best kid. >> reporter: rescue crews performed cpr but he later died at a hospital. his best
harvey told a captivated audience burning man is more than a big party in the desert. it's a yearly exercise in building a community and that's what he hopes to do in the heart of san francisco, near union square's world class shopping. that's why burning man's head quarter also be moving in. >> we think there are a lot of opportunities to do it. and we build the city every year in the desert, and we know something about making urban environments vital. >> reporter: homeowners in the tender loin are hoping it will transform the neighborhood. >> there are more children per capita than anywhere else in san francisco. >> reporter: he said the art can and will energize the community. the transformation may begin with something as simple as art pads. >> then the entire city given the supply of creative works out there could be one huge revolving exhibit of art. >> reporter: russo is hoping burners will give people a reason to walk to the tender loin instead of around it. >> art is the way to go, but there is a trickle down effect, so hopefully it will also affect the small business growt
police his client was not each at the game. but lapd made a big splash announcement, claiming they had the man who beat up brian stow, leaving him with a serious brain injury. >> he said the words i've been waiting for seven weeks. he said we had brian's -- excuse me, assault suspect in custody. >> reporter: ramirez remains in jail on a parole violation, but the district attorney has not charged him in the stow case. now with two new suspects in custody, his attorney says it's clear police made a mistake. >> this is a true lesson of the judicial system in this country, specifically the fact that everyone should believe assumed innocent until proved guilty. when i jumped in the case, it was the opposite. >> reporter: while the effort to bring his attackers to justice takes another turn, stow's family is focused on his recovery. we're trying to learn more about the two suspects. in the meantime, lapd still has the crime bulletin posted on their website, still seeking information. reporting live, jean elle, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, jean. those new arrests a stunner for even stow's
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noise and saw this big wave coming and he ran down to the cabin. and he woke everybody up, and by the time everybody came out, they were already in nine feet of water. >> reporter: don is one of the missing men. his family turned to the state senator when they learned the mexican navy planned to end the search after 96 hours. yi says politicians were able to persuade officials to extend the search because it's possible to swim to islands and survive. a glimmer of hope so many families are holding onto. victor li says he believes his brother is out there fighting. >> we don't give up. smart, do whatever it takes. yeah, very resourceful. >> he doesn't want searchers to give up either. rescuers say 65-year-old is the only one they know didn't survive. a c-130 coast guard aircraft will take off again tomorrow morning to continue the effort. reporting live, jean elle, nbc bay area news. >> let's hope tomorrow is the lucky day. >>> new tonight at 11:00, b.a.r.t. has 35 to 40 witnesses at the shooting at the civic station in san francisco and all but 12 have been interviewed. the
to 100. >>> right after the break, the embarrassing security breach that shows some big holes in airport security. [ kate ] if this icelandic mud could work wonders on my skin, imagine what it could do for my business. now, i just had to figure out a way to get it back to the states. so i called john, my citibank small business expert. [ john ] kate, how are you? [ kate ] he got me a line of credit and together we made it happen. now, my spa has more business than ever. ...and so does our cleaning crew. [ male announcer ] at citibank, we believe small business is a big deal. what's your story? citibank can help you write it. >>> an embarrassing and potentially dangerous story has the tsa doing damage control. an agent allowed a man to board a flight with an outdated boarding pass and invalid i.d. a nigerian man is in custody tonight charged with being a stowaway. we bring in beverly white from our l.a. station who joins us from lax. beverly, with all the security checkpoints we go through to board a flight, how could this man slip right through? >> reporter: it makes you wonder, raj. it
and skis aren't rare enough. there was another big surprise out and about this fourth of july. >> i'm jeff ranieri, it cooled off a little bit today, and clear skies for those fireworks celebrations. 85 in san jose, 67 in the city fofan srancisco.an coascoe wntinue through te he t night, we'll call it cool here with phelenty of 60s coming bac. the possibility of thunderstorms in our forecast. right now, more pictures of this fourth of july. the celebration's happening near coyt tower in fisherman's wharf. ♪ [ woman ] sam begged and pleaded... so i sent him to camp. we'd earned lots of points with our new citi thankyou card... and i put them to good use. he told me about his bunkmates, and how he signs up for every activity. ♪ he even hangs out with the camp director. just like that. [ male announcer ] the new citi thankyou premier card gives you more ways to earn points. what's your story? citi can help you write it. sweetie i think you need a little extra fiber in your diet. fiber makes me sad. oh common. i dare you to taste one hint of fiber in fiber one. oh, i'd be able to tell. wh
here just off of highway 24 are hoping for that big arrest. the neighborhood is monitored by a private security company and folks we talked to are very concerned. >> just unusual. it's one of those odd occurrences that hopefully they'll be able to explain soon. >> there's a lot going on in oakland. there's a concern that the police department is lacking funding. and so this is -- i don't think this has anything to do with that. i think it's a true anomaly. >> reporter: again, police need your help. tips are needed. if you have any information, contact the oakland police department. reporting live in oakland, i'm cheryl hurd, nbc bay area news. >> thank you. >>> put a leash on pg&e or we'll see you in court, that's the message to state regulators. a letter of intent was sent demanding tighter scrutiny of pipelines to prevent another explosion. pg&e operated the san bruno transmission line. that notice sent today is the first step in a potential lawsuit that would force california and the feds to enforce pipeline safety laws. >>> she's tired of running from the law. a woman charged with
showing up to napa tomorrow. doubledays are the big deals, but you guys do two news casts i don't see what the big deal is. >> sometimes three or four in >> ing.riday. ng irion.t >> we'll be right back. ♪ [ female announcer ] sweet honey taste. 80 calories per serving. 40% daily value of fiber. i'm here in the downtown area where the crowd is growing. [ female announcer ] watching calories at breakfast never tasted this sweet... i'll go get my bowl. [ female announcer ] ...or this huge. new fiber one 80 calories. yes, you can actually love breakfast. >>> they go to every giants' game for free, but they're unwanted guests, those poor sea gulls causing a headache for the giants. they usually arrive inn 9th inning, so tonight team management is considering bringing in falcons to scare them away. not attack them, just a good old fashion scare to get them out of the ballpark. >> they might scarthnse e toe o. good night.
was the focus of a controversy after a 15-year-old g girl died of an overdose. >>> two big topics coming up, the 49ers, one of their top players might be holding out. and the big trade for the giants. mindy joins us again. >>> absolutely, carlos beltran on his way to be a san francisco giant. we'll tell you what the giants gave up to acquire the new york mets slugger, coming up in sports in a moment. and how soon you can expect to see him in the lineup, that's straight ahead. >>> welcome into the comcast sports newsroom. a team spokesman says nothing will be official until friday morning at the earliest, but the deal is done that will make carlos beltran a san francisco giant. comcast sports net bay area has learned the giant also give up top pitching prospect zach wheeler to the mets in return. beltran traveled to philadelphia today and could be in the lineup for the series finale against the phillies. he is expected to play right and bat third. game two between the giants and phillies. tim lincecum still not able to start as he recovers from the stomach flu. nate schierholtz sends this to
the right to ban tobacco sales in all stores with pharmacy, that includes big box and grocery stores. in the meantime the city is shutting down hookah lounges, where some people are smoking mad. >> reporter: hookah bars are nothing knew in san francisco, this one has been in existence for 20 years. the health department is just now cracking down. in fact six out of 17 hookah lounges in the city are violating the law right now, because they have been told that their permits don't allow indoor smoking. >> we are past a year of letting and informing our businesses know they cannot smoke in an enclosed area they cannot smoke without an exemption of the department of public health. >> reporter: also allow hookah lounges to exist where people live joup stairs. >> i've worked here for six years. >> reporter: san francisco health department officials say people are complaining the laws are being broken. since the late 1990s, smoking has been against the law inside enclosed work places but because hookah lounges fell into a category of its own, many continued to operate
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in tahoe tonight. >>> the big weekend is finally here. one of the most notable holiday weekends of the year. barbecues, sunshine and plenty of smiles. a live look at downtown san jose tonight. that's the shark tank right there. and temperatures will be sizzling. our meteorologist rob mayeda joins us now. it's going to be the usual hot spots, but also some other places as well, correct? >> yeah. even san jose will be certainly heating up through the weekend. you might be surprised to see right now we're still hanging on to the 70s around parts of the south bay. 72 in san jose at :00. and still sitting0s 7 id 70s in the trivalley. we have high pressure that is starting to throttle up the heat. we saw it a little bit today. but yes, temperatures soaring through the weekend, close to 100 degrees. a few spots, even san jose, may get close to the triple digit number. we'll talk more about how hot lit be in the forecast. >>> new tonight at 11:00, oakland police looking for the voice, not the singing sensation, but the gun toting robber. listen. >> the money, get the money! >> now, that video was t
. >> the burger? >> the big burger. exactly. the official numbers are in. we're talking about the alameda county fair and the attempt to break the world record for cooking the biggest hamburger in the world. as of showtime last night, we didn't know if they had officially cooked it. but now we know it came in at a whopping 777 pounds. that's once you added the bun and trimmings, 187 pounds more than the previous record holder. all that remains now is for officials from the guinness book of world records to certify the results. >> they want a bite. >> they want a bite! how many calories did it have? just about 1,375,000. enough for one person and about -- enough for one person and 22 1/2 months. that's fantastic. we'll be right back. >>> now as a public service, we want to let you know where you can catch some of the bay area's best fireworks shows tomorrow night. in san jose, there will be a fireworks show right after the san jose giants game at municipal stadium. in san francisco, you can catch a show at pier 39. that's at 9:30. and at the same time across the bay there is the berkeley marina f
taxes on the wealthiest americans and big business. republicans will only go for spending cuts. >> the president has often said we need a balanced approach, which in washington means, we spend more and you pay more. having run a small business, i know those tax increase also destroy jobs. >> now, the possibility of a national default looms so large that secretary of state hillary clinton in hong kong, is reassuring the chinese who hold a trillion dollars in u.s. bonds that a deal will be done before next tuesday's deadline. lawmakers have until august 2nd. >>> the new details are graphic but necessary as the bryan stow case heads to court. stowe can still not see or react to his alleged attackers but we saw them today in an l.a. courtroom but there's a change of plans. here's beverly white from our nbc station in los angeles. >> reporter: security at dodger stadium remains beefed up ever since violence on opening day left the giants' fan bryan stow, hospitalized as what they call a disabling brain injure sflie he did not lose an eye. >> the beating suspects appeared in court fo
announcer ] brace yourself for the big, bold taste of a subway® bbq pulled pork sub. tender, succulent slow-cooked pork with sweet and smoky barbecue sauce, all on freshly baked bread. subway. eat fresh®. >>> in a downed economy, here's one industry that's flourishing in the south bay, prostitution. the police department was forced to eliminate the department that investigates brothels and prostitutes. >> reporter: this is how they used to role, the san jose vice unit would hit the streets a few times a week. they targeted massage parlors and areas popular with prostitutes. >> there's a lot of crazy stuff out here at night. any time after 6:00, you see women walking up and down these streets, 12:00, pimps. posting up on these corners. >> reporter: prostitutes are even coming into town from oakland and fresno, because they know they can do business here. those prostitutes bring drugs and pimps. and the pimps are known to carry guns. >> the vice unit has been disbanded. >> reporter: the department put the vice unit back on daily patrol and assigned their duties. >> we're looking to prioritiz
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